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Asian Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
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Overview

Program Overview

The Asian Studies Program at University of Maryland Baltimore County equips our students with the knowledge and skills—including foreign languages—to help prepare them for various professional paths related to Asia, such as advanced academic research, international relations, international business and trade, governmental service, and international law. 

Many of our students have gone on to purse their Asian studies knowledge by obtaining a master’s degree or working toward a doctoral degree in this or a related field.

Students are encouraged to purse study abroad opportunities so that they can immerse themselves in the language and culture of their chosen country. We have a robust Asian Studies Council of Majors whereby student connect with other students in the program, practice their language skills among their peers, enjoy social/educational events and make lifelong networking connections.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Studies in Asian American Culture
  • Internship in Asian Studies – Independent Study Elementary Chinese 
  • Intermediate Chinese 
  • Advanced Chinese 
  • Business Chinese
  • Gender in Modern South Asia
  • Intermediate Hindi
  • East Asian Civilizatio

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    95

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • A completed UMBC Undergraduate Admissions Application
  • A $75 nonrefundable application fee.
  • An official or attested copy of your current high school transcript/academic record including an English translation.
  • Official results of completion of state/national secondary school examinations.
  • A final high school transcript/leaving certificate upon completion of your senior year.
  • All non-native English speakers must submit official test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12169 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    24338 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12169 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • In-State

    8704 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4352 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Funding

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